Period
to 21 July 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bridgend with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 6 months to 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Microsoft
South Wales > Bridgend
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 3 5
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 6 43 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bridgend 16.67% 29.05% 25.58%
As % of the Vendors category 60.00% 44.33% 47.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5 37 31
Bridgend median annual salary £36,500 £23,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +58.70% -39.47% +4.11%
10th Percentile £27,550 £14,825 £16,500
90th Percentile £43,350 £41,250 £59,250
South Wales median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -9.72% +2.86%

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bridgend.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Bridgend
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 10 97 69
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bridgend 27.78% 65.54% 53.49%
Number of salaries quoted 8 78 66
Bridgend median annual salary £36,500 £24,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +52.08% -33.33% -1.37%
10th Percentile £25,650 £17,000 £19,375
90th Percentile £45,625 £44,125 £53,125
South Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Bridgend

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bridgend.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Bridgend

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft in Bridgend.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Bridgend

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Bridgend

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Bridgend over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bridgend region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 5 (83.33%) CRM
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (50.00%) CSS3
3 3 (50.00%) Web Development
3 3 (50.00%) HTML5
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) ISEB
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
4 2 (33.33%) Mobile First
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
5 1 (16.67%) Angular 2
5 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (16.67%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (16.67%) React
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (16.67%) SYSPRO
5 1 (16.67%) Degree

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) CRM Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (16.67%) IT Technician
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Umbraco Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) CSS3
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) Angular 2
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) React
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) CRM
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) Web Development
4 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
4 2 (33.33%) Mobile First
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
5 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
5 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (16.67%) Time Management
5 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Validation
5 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) SYSPRO